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Cave in Rock State Park Lodge

1 New State Park Rd., Box 338, Cave in Rock, IL 62919
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Streator, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

We stayed two nights at cave in rock. The room is very spacious and the view is fantastic. We were located close enough to garden of the gods and other hiking trails. We road the ferry across the Ohio river which takes you into Kentucky. We did not eat at the restaurant because it hasn't opened for the season yet.... More 

2 Thank sunshinesandy32
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

We loved our stay. The view is beautiful. I could stand on the deck all day and admire the view. The rooms have plenty of space. Not many extras but it was extremely clean and is a perfect place to relax and get away from it all.

2 Thank sportsmom3
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

The cabins have an amazing view of the Ohio river, and a balcony you can sit on to look out over it. The view is breathtaking. The cabins are a little bare-bones--but have everything you need. Good air-conditioning, TV, fridge, microwave, lots of space. It is really beautiful, and provides easy access to many parts of the Shawnee National Forest.... More 

4 Thank Jackiesk_123
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

My husband and I stayed in one of the cabins for two nights (Saturday and Sunday). Yes, you can hear some noises from the other attached cabin, but we really weren't bothered. Could hear some footsteps and doors closing, but no big deal. The cabin we stayed in was wonderful. It was spotlessly clean and nicely decorated. We loved sitting... More 

5 Thank jlr51
Oak Park, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2010

I was there on a Wednesday Night, it was a nice place, yes you could hear some of the noise next door but It didn't bother us. The view of the Ohio River was awesome. We ordered food and got within the time frame, and it tastes good. I felt it was well worth the money to stay. I went... More 

2 Thank syulm1970
Ottawa, Kansas
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134 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

We loved the room which included 2 beds, dining table, fridge, couch and TV. The deck was a great place to sit and watch the river traffic and enjoy sunrise and sunsets. This would be ideal room if you are lucky enough to be there and nobody has rented the other side of the duplex. You could hear every word... More 

2 Thank ronsus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2010

Incredible views of the Ohio River region from private porch. Clean quaint duplex, could hear people talking on other side at times. Good food at small lodge restaurant, more of a small diner. Family-run, friendly, but small. Don't plan on a group seating for dinner. Good for small groups, 4-6 people. Small playground. Excellent setting for hiking and exploring. Friendly... More 

5 Thank Imlea
Litchfield, IL
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

Let me just tell you we had a family reunion in the Cave In Rock State Park and it was fine, the duplex cabins are nice with a beautiful view. However I Cannot Expess Enough Do Not Eat I Repeat Do Not eat in this lodge. It was the worst service I had in 55 years on this earth. They... More 

10 Thank service70
Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2010

We came down for a wedding and stayed Thursday and Friday. The lodge seems busy on weekends. Thursday was awesome because nobody was beside us in the other side of the duplex. I think we may have been one of the only people renting at all on Thursday and it was quiet and peaceful. I initially thought that I would... More 

5 Thank Big_D_46383
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2010

Yes, the walls are indeed tissue paper thin, but that's really the only drawback. The rooms are really suites, U-shaped, and very clean, with one half being the complete modern kitchen, along with a dining and living room area, and the other half the bedroom and bath, all very spacious, clean, modern, and cheery. Parking lot is in front, and... More 

2 Thank gmaneis
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